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Corpus Christi (Tex.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Lcnaf

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Alma L. Peña collection on Eulalio H. Marin

 File — Box 1
Identifier: Coll-127
Overview Relatives and friends of Eulalio Marin donated to TAMU-CC Special Collections and Archives items pertaining to Eulalio Marin, a journalist, labor organizer, and civil rights leader. A founder and editor of newspapers he is remembered for calling a stop to infighting of Mexican American activists. This initiative led to the founding of the League of United Latin American Citizens. Newspaper articles and LULAC documents describe the historical and political events of Marin’s life.

Anna M. Canales Photograph Collection of the Creation of the Dr. Hector P. Garcia Statue and the Groundbreaking Ceremony for the Garcia Plaza at TAMU-CC

 Collection
Identifier: Coll-244
Overview Anna Mariá Canales was the first assistant artist employed at the Falcon Foundry Studio in Ricardo, Texas by Roberto Garcia Jr., the artist of the bronze Dr. Hector P. Garcia statue now standing in the Garcia Plaza at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. Her photographs document the step by step process of the creation of the sculpture and of the groundbreaking ceremony in 1995.

Corpus Christi Urban Development Records

 Item
Identifier: Coll-63
Overview A collection of reports, books, and other documents related to city planning and development, mostly pertaining to Corpus Christi.

Dr. John "Wes" Tunnell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll-293
Overview Dr. John “Wes” Tunnell, a Coastal Bend native, was a distinguished marine ecologist, writer teacher and early faculty member at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi whose work helped to shape the lives of countless students and colleagues as well as the campus he called home. A Professor of Biology his work focused primarily on coral reef ecosystems. He started the now distinguished marine biology program, founded the Center for Coastal Studies at TAMU-CC, the first dedicated research...

Eligio R. Escobar Papers

 File — Box 1
Identifier: Coll-113
Overview Eligio Escobar is remembered for being a conjunto composer and musician. This small collection contains a personal book, newspaper articles and a program for a 1987 concert at the Corpus Christi Memorial Coliseum to honor Eligio Escobar.

Freddie Martinez "Freddie Records" Collection

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll -266
Overview Freddie Martinez founded “Freddie Records” in November 1969. Over the years he won six Grammy Awards. In 2019 he celebrated his record label’s 50th anniversary. His collection contains documents, articles, photos, and his music which tells the story of his career as an artist and the history of Freddie Records and Tejano Music.

José and Virginia Gallardo "Señor José Orchestra," Photographs

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Coll-166
Overview José Gallardo was the leader of a group of musicians known as José Gallardo and his Orchestra who performed in Corpus Christi and across South Texas from the 1920s to the 1950s. Eight photographs of the band comprise this small collection.

Phyllis Yochem Birding papers

 File — Box 1
Identifier: Coll-128
Overview The papers include “Bird Notes,” a column Phyllis Yochem wrote for the Corpus Christi Caller Times for the years 1990 to 1992. Yochem took over writing the column in 1990 when writer, Kay McCracken retired. Included are news clippings of Kay McCracken’s “Bird Notes,” for the years 1975 to 1990. Other nature and environmental articles from various authors during the same time are covered.

Sonia Trevino collection of Corpus Christi Mexican-American Democrats Records

 File — Box 1 Sonia Trevino
Identifier: Coll-85
Overview These records were donated by Sonia Trevino who was president of the Corpus Christi Chapter of Mexican American Democrats in 1994. They include administrative papers, the constitution and by-laws, correspondence and events.

TAMU-CC Special Collections Vicente Carranza Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Coll-75
Overview This small collection contains Vicente Carranza’s contributions as radio talk show host and activist to the Hispanic community of Corpus Christi from 1993 to 1997.